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Legal issues affecting pets,
companion animals, and their people

SM, Copyright 1998 - 2000,  Joel R. Zand, Esq.



Legal Background

I am a New York attorney and lawyer who has represented people and ther animals in a host of legal matters. I have litigated cases from the trial level to New York’s highest court, the Court of Appeals.

I graduated from the University of Chicago and received my law degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

This site is now an an animal friendly site that will release news and information updates on animal related legal issues. To locate an attorney near you, browse the
dog bite lawyer directory on Justia

Please see my
legal services page for additional information.

Professional Affiliations and Appearances

Association of the Bar of the City of New York
, Committee on Legal Issues Pertaining to Animals)
New York County Lawyers Association
New York State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Animal Fair magazine, Contributing Editor
Lawyers Weekly U.S.A., October 18, 1999, "Pets as a Practice Niche"
Pets: Part of the Family PBS television series hosted by Gary Burghoff
New York Post, Quoted in "Burying Your Best Friends: How to Handle Your Petęs
                            Passing Away," by Julia Szabo, September 5, 1999
The Wall Street Journal, August 31, 1999, "Even Ally McBeal Would Test This
                                         Web-Siteęs Daring Claim," by Richard B. Schmitt
New York Magazine, August 27, 1998, "Stephanieęs Surf Report"
Guest speaker concerning pet custody issues
Radio Station KRRF (1280 AM), Denver, Colorado "Divorce-Talk" radio
New York Times, September 5, 1998 Letters to the Editor, "Two For Dogs"


Contact Information

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